Rachel Uranga

Reporter (Manufacturing, Trade, Retail)

Email: ruranga@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 251

Recent Stories

China Plans Tariffs on $75 Billion in US Products in Retaliation to Trump Trade Policies

The U.S -China trade war intensified on Friday, jolting the stock market and sending a collective shiver of worry among Los Angeles retailers, distributors and manufacturers.

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Port Offers Shippers Cash Incentive

LA Program helps boost cargo volume and fees

LA Program helps boost cargo volume and fees

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CAN DO SPIRITS

Premixed cocktails, hard seltzers gaining on beer’s dominance

Premixed cocktails, hard seltzers gaining on beer’s dominance

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El Segundo’s Quest Nutrition Picked Up for $1 Billion

In a deal that marries two diet crazes, maker of a low-carb line of Atkins products, Simply Good Foods Co., picked up El Segundo-based Quest Nutrition for $1 billion.

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'Daycation' service ResortPass raises $9 million

A Santa Monica-based booking service that offers day passes to high-end hotels raised $8.7 million in a new funding round, according to an Aug. 19 Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

Health-Ade Brews Success

Drinks: Kombucha brand attracts Coca-Cola investment

L.A.-born Health-Ade is a leader in the $815 million kombucha industry, attracting investments from Coca-Cola Co. and venture capitalists.

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Jakks Spurns Chinese Bid

Troubled toy-maker sets $140M recapitalization plan

Toy-maker Jakks Pacific Inc. fends off a takeover bid from a Chinese toy and entertainment company looking to expand in the U.S.

Loot Crate Files Bankruptcy, Plans to Sell Assets

Loot Crate Inc., which sells subscription boxes of pop culture apparel and collectibles, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday.

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Exports Fall, Imports Flat as Trade War Hits Southern California Ports

The U.S.-China trade war is pounding the San Pedro Bay ports. Import volumes were essentially flat year over year in July as exports declined 5.1%.

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Holding Pattern Around Boeing

AEROSPACE: Area suppliers wait for end to 737 Max woes

Southern California suppliers to Boeing Co. are in a holding pattern because of the grounding of 737 Max planes.

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